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New trade data from China is fuelling fears of global recession. Stock markets in Asia and Europe fell in reaction. A premarket drop for Dow futures points to a tough day for the US stock markets. Europe’s leading 300 share index, the FTSEurofirst 300 Index (FTEU3), fell 0.7% in early trading. Asia saw declines with the

U.S. stock futures are pointing to a lower Wall Street open on weak China trade data and general concerns about a weakening global economy.

Stocks fell as the U.S. earnings season kicked off. Concerns over an economic slowdown in China also dampened sentiment to start off the week.